ALAS2-2019-1345


Amazon Linux 2 Security Advisory: ALAS-2019-1345
Advisory Release Date: 2019-11-04 22:04 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2019-11-07 00:27 Pacific
Severity: Low
References: CVE-2018-7456 

Issue Overview:

A NULL Pointer Dereference occurs in the function TIFFPrintDirectory in tif_print.c in LibTIFF 4.0.9 when using the tiffinfo tool to print crafted TIFF information, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-18013. (This affects an earlier part of the TIFFPrintDirectory function that was not addressed by the CVE-2017-18013 patch.)(CVE-2018-7456)


Affected Packages:

compat-libtiff3


Issue Correction:
Run yum update compat-libtiff3 to update your system.

New Packages:
aarch64:
    compat-libtiff3-3.9.4-12.amzn2.aarch64
    compat-libtiff3-debuginfo-3.9.4-12.amzn2.aarch64

i686:
    compat-libtiff3-3.9.4-12.amzn2.i686
    compat-libtiff3-debuginfo-3.9.4-12.amzn2.i686

src:
    compat-libtiff3-3.9.4-12.amzn2.src

x86_64:
    compat-libtiff3-3.9.4-12.amzn2.x86_64
    compat-libtiff3-debuginfo-3.9.4-12.amzn2.x86_64